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A farmer planted a field of Bt 123 corn and wants to estimate the yield in terms of bushels per acre. He counts 22 ears in 1/1000 of an acre. He determines that each ear has about 700 kernels on average. He also knows that a bushel contains about 90,000 kernels on average. What is the farmer's estimate of yield in bushels/acre?

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    (22,000 ears/acre)*(700 kernels/ear)/(90,000 kernels/bushel) = 171 bushes/acre

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    1386000

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